Falcons Record Mid-Florida Conference Honors


Falcons Record Mid-Florida Conference Honors

As the 2014 baseball season closes for the Falcons, five Daytona State players are honored for their exceptional play this season.

Matt Naylor, a freshmen right handed pitcher for the Falcons, received honors as the "Fireman of the Year" for the Mid-Florida Conference. This award comes after an exceptional season for Naylor throwing relief for the Falcons. His 2.51 ERA in 51 innings of relief, helped earned him these honors. Naylor will continue his collegiate play next season with University of North Florida.

First Team Mid-Florida Conference honors went to Austin Marrs. Marrs, a freshman infielder for the Falcons played in 30 games this season. He recorded the highest batting average for the Falcons with a .345 batting average. He finished the season with a .875 fielding percentage, committing just two errors on the season.

Falcon landed one player on the Mid-Florida Conference's Second Team. Nathan Bond, a sophomore outfielder for Daytona State, earned these honors after leading the offensive charge for the Falcons. Bond finished the season with 48 hits, hitting an impressive .331 average on the season. Bond has committed to play at Bethune Cookman to complete his collegiate playing career.

Earning Honorable Mention nods are Jonny Ortiz and Phoenix Sanders. Sanders and Ortiz are both pitchers for the Falcons. Sanders finished the season with a 3.17 ERA and 52 strikeouts on the year. Ortiz recorded a 3.27 ERA and 28 strikeouts.

The Falcons return honorees Marrs, Sanders, and Ortiz in 2015.